AIR TRANSPORT BY C-130 AIRCRAFT - CONTINUED
RETURN MACHINE TO OPERATIONAL CONFIGURATION - CONTINUED
Remove cotter pin and pin from each end and remove turnbuckles.
Always use a ground guide when driving machine down ramp to unload from aircraft. Failure to use a
ground guide may result in an accident, causing death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
When operating machine without ROPS/FOPS down aircraft ramp, drive with extreme caution and at a
DEAD SLOW speed and in 1st gear ONLY. Machine has no rollover/falling object protection without
ROPS/FOPS. Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equip-
Machine must be driven STRAIGHT off aircraft. Failure to drive straight off will damage either or both load
transfer axles and bowl lift cylinders.
Start tractor engine and allow to warm up. Using 1st gear ONLY, SLOWLY drive straight off aircraft until clear of ramp.
Negotiate ramp at a DEAD SLOW speed. Stop machine when positioned just clear of ramp. Place transmission in N
(Neutral) and lock, apply parking brake, and shut down engine. Block tractor and scraper wheels.
Hitch and steering movement can reduce clearances suddenly and cause personnel injury. Always stop
engine BEFORE working in area of hitch link.